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Old 12-06-2007, 05:21 AM   #1
txm123
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simple pkgconfig question


Hi,

I'm trying to compile rtorrent but config gives this error

Code:
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `libcurl.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'libcurl' found
I have installed libcurl and libcurl.pc is located in /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig.

How can I add this location to the script. There is something about PKG_CONFIG_PATH but I really don't know what to do.

Thanks
 
Old 12-06-2007, 05:30 AM   #2
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You could install libcurl to /usr by running ./configure with the --prefix=/usr flag. An alternative would be to do
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#ln -s /usr/local/lib/libcurl* /usr/lib/.
There are other methods, but give those a shot and see if they help resolve your problem.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 06:30 AM   #3
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PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig ./configure
 
Old 12-06-2007, 11:37 AM   #4
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Thank you nadazz and nx5000.

I tried nx5000's solution since it was easier to do. It didn't work in the beginning since configure script complained about unidentified variable URL. I then commented out the URL section in the libcurl.pc and configure worked. Thank you guys so much
 
  


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